A+ series - for industrial demands

The professional industrial printers are used in a wide variety of applications

During development, we focused first and foremost on simple and convenient operation coupled with high reliability. The printing units and housings are made of high-quality materials and are perfectly matched in terms of their form and function. Extensive peripherals and software enable customized solutions – any time.

Regardless of whether the A+ printer is operated as a stand-alone solution, a PC application or in a network, it is always up to the mark! The high-speed processor ensures fast job processing and immediate label output.

Overview types of industrial printers A+ series

The Sleek

For small labels with high printing accuracy.

1.1 Label printer A2+
Print resolution dpi 300 600
Print width up to mm 54,2 57
Print speed up to mm/s 150 100

The Universal

Our top-seller with high printing accuracy and an extensive range of accessories.
A4.3+ preferably for thermal direct printing.

1.2 Label printer A4+ A4.3+
Print resolution dpi 203 300 600 203 300
Print width up to mm 104 105,6 105,6 104 108,4
Print speed up to mm/s 250 250 100 200 150

The Wide

Ideal for Odette- and UCC labels.

1.3 Label printer A6+
Print resolution dpi 203 300
Print width up to mm 168 162,6
Print speed up to mm/s 200 200

The Extra Wide

For pallet and and drum labeling.

1.4 Label printer A8+
Print resolution dpi 300
Print width up to mm 216
Print speed up to mm/s 150

Basic version

Basic version

For printing on labels and and continuous material.

The material is torn off at the jagged tear-off edge. Optionally, it may be cut off or rewound externally.

Dispensing version

Dispensing version

For printing and dispensing labels. The label is removed from the liner during the printing process by utilizing the internal rewinder. It can be removed manually, by applicator or robot.

A+ series videos

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A6+: Print and dispense of labels

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A+ series details

Label printer A4+ with dispensing function

1. White graphic display

With backlight for optimum readability.

2. Ribbon holder

Three-part tightening axles enable quick and easy ribbon exchange.

3. Straightforward adjustment

The printhead is pressed down with two sliding toggles. One is mounted to the left label margin, the other is pushed to the right label margin.

4. Peripheral connection

Add-on modules such as cutters, external rewinders, present sensors and applicators are easy to connect via the USB peripheral interface. All peripherals are connected to the printer in seconds using two pins and fixed in place with a screw.

5. Solid metal housing

Made of die-cast aluminum. All components are mounted on it.

6. Roll holder

Available for core diameters from 38 mm. (We provide adapters for core diameters wider than 76 mm for improved label winding). The spring-mounted margin stop ensures constant tension during feeding, thus ensuring a highly precise imprint.

7. Internal rewinder

The three-part tightening axles ensure the easy rewinding and removing of labels or liners with or without paper core.

8. Peel-off option

The label is removed from its liner via a peel-off plate. A high printing and dispensing accuracy can be achieved with the additionally powered rewind assist roller and the pinch roller.

Compact cover

Compact cover

The 2-part cover made of impact-resistant ABS plastic folds up when opened.

1.11 Metal cover

Metal cover

On request, the A4+ and A6+ transfer printers are also available with a metal cover. (as standard for the A8+)

A+ with applicator A1000

The inexpensive solution both for semi-automatic labeling and for the integration into automated production lines.

A+ with applicator A1000

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Overview technical data A+ and X series (PDF)

standard Standard     Option 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
Label printer A2+ A4+ A6+ A8+
Print head
Print method: Thermal transfer standard standard standard standard standard standard standard standard
Print method: Thermal direct standard - standard standard - standard standard standard
Print resolution dpi 300 600 203 300 600 203 300 300
Print speed up to mm / s 150 100 250 250 100 200 200 150
Print width mm 54,2 57 104 105,6 105,6 168 162,6 216
Material
Labels, continuous rolls or fanfolded: Paper, cardboard, textile, plastics such as PET, PE, PP, PI, PVC, PU, acrylate
Material thickness mm / weight g / m2 0,05 - 0,8 / 60 - 300
Width labels mm1) 4-63 20-116 46-176 46-220
Width continuous material / liner mm 25-67 24-120 50-180 50-235
Widthcontinuous shrink tube mm 10-67 25-85 - -
Height1) without back-feed from mm 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 10
Height1 when dispensing1) from mm 12 12 12 12 12 25 25 -
Height1 up to mm 5000 2000 5000 4000 1000 4000 3000 2000
Media roll: Outside diameter up to mm 205
Media roll: Core diameter mm 38-100
Media roll: Winding Outside or inside
Ribbon
Ink Outside or inside
Roll diameter up to mm 80 72
Core diameter mm 25
Ribbon length variable up to m 500 360
Width mm 2) up to mm 57 114 165 220
Internal rewinder (only for peel-off version)
Outside diameter up to mm 142 -
Core diameter mm 38,1 -
Winding Only outside -
Dimensions printer
Height mm 274
Depth mm 446
Width mm 190 242 302 352
Weight kg 8,5 9 13 15
Label sensor
Gap sensor: For leading edge or punch marks and end of material
Reflective sensor from the bottom / from the top
Distance to locating edge mm 5-26 5-53 5-53
Electronics
Processor 32 Bit clock rate MHz 266
RAM MB 64
Memory IFFS MB Flash 8
Slot for CompactFlash Type I memory card standard
Slot for Wireless LAN card standard
Battery buffer for real-time clock, printout of time and date, data storage on shut-down standard
Warning signal: acoustic signal in case of error standard
Interfaces
Centronics bi-directional acc. to IEEE 1284
RS232 C 1.200 up to 230.400 Baud / 8 Bit standard
USB 2.0 High Speed Slave for PC connection standard
Ethernet 10 / 100 Base T, LPD, RawIPprinting, ftp printing, DHCP, HTTP, FTP,
SMTP, SNMP, TIME, Zeroconf, mDNS, SOAP
standard
RS422, RS485 1.200 up to 230.400 Baud / 8 Bit
Peripheral connection standard
WLAN Card 802.11b/g WEP/WPA PSK (TKIP)
2 x USB master for external operation panel, keyboard, scanner, service key, USB flash drive standard
Operating data
Power supply 100 - 240 V ~ 50 / 60 Hz, PFC
Power consumption 100 - 300 W depending on type of printer
Temperature / humidity: Operation + 5 - 40°C / 10 - 85% not condensing
Temperature / humidity: Stock + 0 - 60°C / 20 - 85% not condensing
Temperature / humidity: Transport – 25 - 60°C / 20 - 85% not condensing
Approvals CE, FCC class A, CB, CCC, UL
 
  1. Limitations may apply to small labels, thin materials or strong adhesives. Critical applications need to be tested and approved.
  2. The ribbon should roughly be the same width as the label in order to avoid folding.
A+ with applicator A1000

The inexpensive solution both for semi-automatic labeling and for the integration into automated production lines.

A+ with applicator A1000

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Accessories for A2+

Accessories for A4+

Accessories for A6+

Accessories for A8+

Accessories for cab label printers

Which accessories fit to which label printers you can see in overview all accessories A+ and X series.

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Video: cab A6+ - print and dispense of labels

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cab Video Tutorial: A4+ printhead cleaning

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A+ with applicator A1000

The inexpensive solution both for semi-automatic labeling and for the integration into automated production lines.

A+ with applicator A1000

Integrate cab printers into SAP R/3

Controlling cab label printers quickly and easily from SAP R/3 using SAPScript.

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Documentation


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Software & Drivers


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cab Software Tools

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Software tools

Label Software

Beside cablabel R2+ our label printers are supported by other commercially available label software solutions.

Label software